- Patent Engineer
Qualifications / Education
PhD in organic chemistry (Concordia University (Montréal, Canada) and Aix-Marseille University (Marseille, France))
University diploma on patent law, CEIPI, University of Strasbourg, France
After completing her PhD in organic chemistry (co-shared between Canada and France), dealing with fluorescent glycodendrimers and their biological applications, Virginie worked for 10 years in academic research, including 5 years in France (ENS Lyon, CBM Orléans) as research engineer and 5 years in Asia (Seoul, South Korea, and Fukuoka, Japan) as a senior researcher. Her field of research was organic chemistry and photophysics for applications spanning from materials (optoelectronic / organic electronic) to bioimaging.
In 2022 she graduated from CEIPI (Center for Intellectual Property Studies, Strasbourg) and joined Office Freylinger in May 2022 as a patent engineer.
- Materials science (metallurgy, electronics, polymers, semiconductors)
- Steelmaking (blast furnaces, coke plants, rolling mills)
- Automotive equipment
- Mechanical devices
- Chemistry in general
- Drafting and prosecuting patent application
- Patent analyses and searches
- Opinions on patentability
- Opposition against granted patents